Steven J. Brady
Faculty Rank: Associate Professional Specialist
Steven J. Brady is an academic advisor in the University of Notre Dame’s First Year of Studies (FYS) and an affiliated faculty member of the Department of History; he holds the rank of associate professional specialist. As an advisor, he works primarily with students intending to enter the College of Arts and Letters or the Mendoza College of Business as well as baseball and football student-athletes.
Brady is a graduate of Roosevelt University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, and he holds master’s and doctoral degrees in history from Notre Dame. In addition to survey courses on the history of the United States, he teaches classes on U.S. and European diplomatic and military history.
The winner of three teaching awards during his time at Notre Dame, Brady was most recently recognized with a Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
His book, Eisenhower and Adenauer: Alliance Maintenance under Pressure, 1953–1960 (Harvard Cold War Studies/Lexington), addresses the U.S.-West German bilateral relationship in a decisive decade of the Cold War. Currently, he is researching slavery as an issue in United States foreign relations to 1865.